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Re: AT&T crap performance!

  • From: Dalvenjah FoxFire
  • Date: Mon Dec 21 19:23:22 1998

On Mon, Dec 21, 1998 at 10:29:53AM -0800, Chris Cappuccio put this into my mailbox:

> Hey, I've been using AT&T's network for a while now, and I have a lot of very
> poor performance issues like this for a long time.  The easy answer would be
> to trash AT&T but we've got a contract with them that hasn't expired yet.
> Since these are network related issues, I'm wondering if anyone on NANOG has
> a clue as to what is going on/the best people to approach.  I've been calling
> folks at AT&T for several months to get answers that amount to "we are
> upgrading this link to an OC3" and even after the upgrade, the performace
> still sucks.  

Because most of 12/8 is vulnerable as smurf amplifiers, has been for at least
2 years now, and nobody seems to give a rat's ass about fixing it, so all
the skr1ptk1dd13z are using it to attack other people, thus sucking up all
the bandwidth that might be available for legitmate use?

PING 12.2.161.255: 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 12.2.161.198: icmp_seq=0. time=83. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.202: icmp_seq=0. time=84. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.162: icmp_seq=0. time=85. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.138: icmp_seq=0. time=85. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.195: icmp_seq=0. time=194. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.210: icmp_seq=0. time=329. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.199: icmp_seq=0. time=329. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.171: icmp_seq=0. time=329. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.252: icmp_seq=0. time=330. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.132: icmp_seq=0. time=351. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.209: icmp_seq=0. time=352. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.169: icmp_seq=0. time=352. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.154: icmp_seq=0. time=352. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.136: icmp_seq=0. time=461. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.183: icmp_seq=0. time=572. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.152: icmp_seq=0. time=689. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.142: icmp_seq=0. time=824. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.227: icmp_seq=0. time=934. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.172: icmp_seq=0. time=955. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.155: icmp_seq=0. time=1067. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.161: icmp_seq=0. time=1175. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.206: icmp_seq=0. time=1284. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.226: icmp_seq=0. time=1404. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.180: icmp_seq=0. time=1425. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.149: icmp_seq=0. time=1565. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.216: icmp_seq=0. time=1675. ms
64 bytes from 12.2.161.197: icmp_seq=0. time=1782. ms
^C
----12.2.161.255 PING Statistics----
1 packets transmitted, 27 packets received, 27.00 times amplification
round-trip (ms)  min/avg/max = 83/706/1782

-dalvenjah

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